In Memory: Respironics Founder And CPAP Inventor Gerald E. McGinnis

February 2, 2024

Gerald E. “Jerry” McGinnis, a biomedical engineer and founder of Respironics, died Jan. 25 from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 89.

Working With Hospices And SNFs

December 11, 2023

The DME industry is a Part B industry. DME suppliers furnish products to Medicare beneficiaries, take assignment, and bill traditional Medicare under Part B.

News: ResMed; Oxygen; Golden

November 5, 2022

NEW YORK – A study from Fact.MR predicts that the global oxygen therapy equipment market will reach $3.6 Billion in 2022, registering 8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period (2022-2027).

Buying/Selling a DME Supplier: Steps to Succeed

October 29, 2022

AMARILLO, TX - Assume that “John Smith” owns 100% of the stock of ABC Medical Equipment, Inc. Assume that Smith wants to sell ABC. This article will discuss key issues pertaining to the sale of ABC.

Substantially in Excess and Permissive Exclusion

October 21, 2022

AMARILLO, TX - To help combat waste, fraud, and abuse, the Social Security Act has empowered the Department of Health and Human Services to exclude providers/suppliers from participation in Medicare and Medicaid.

Hearing Aids At Medtrade East?

October 14, 2022

ATLANTA - New OTC regulations handed down by the FDA mean that hearing aids can now be on the shelf and sold as retail items. Hearing aid manufacturer Otofonix, LLC of Stafford, Texas, has taken notice.